Live by Night

2016

Action / Crime / Drama / Thriller

144
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 35%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 45%
IMDb Rating 6.4 10 39943

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Cast

Zoe Saldana as Graciela
Ben Affleck as Joe Coughlin
Sienna Miller as Emma Gould
Elle Fanning as Loretta Figgis
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957.79 MB
1280*534
English
R
23.976 fps
2hr 9 min
P/S 11 / 124
1.97 GB
1920*800
English
R
23.976 fps
2hr 9 min
P/S 11 / 116

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Gavin Purtell 6 / 10

OK gangster/vengeance film

'Live By Night' (FYI, "live" as in 'liv', not 'lie-ve' - "sleep by day, live by night") is the fourth film Ben Affleck's directed (after 'Gone Baby Gone', 'The Town' and 'Argo'), and sadly it's my least favourite of his. That's not to say it's bad, since he's a better director than he is an actor, but that's where the problem lies - it's quite hard to truly warm to his character, Joe, in this. I wish he'd cast other people as leads, like in 'Gone Baby Gone'. It's set in 1920's prohibition-era Boston (where else), but he eventually relocates to Tampa, Florida, to run the rum trade for the Italian gang.

The start's OK, but needed more of his father (Gleeson), as he gets caught between the Irish and Italian mobs. Joe meets Graciela (Salanda) in Tampa and falls in love and has to put up with the KKK calling him and her all sorts of things, but that's eventually sorted - the film doesn't really delve too much into the racial implications of things. Joe & Dion (Messina), his trusty off-sider, meet the police Chief (Cooper) and his daughter, Loretta (Fanning), which has implications later on. The main plot centres on Joe & Dion trying to branch into the gambling/casino business and the hurdles they face.

There's a tale of vengeance in there, plus a cautionary tale of not losing yourself while trying to be someone you're not and all the while you still feel a little bit of "why do I care?" There are some great fly-over scenery/sunset shots in Florida, and a decent ending, but it all feels a bit too dragged out (130min, when it could've easily wrapped up after 105min) with no real connection or purpose made. The set design and cars are certainly cool and of the era, but the shootouts never seem enough or to have enough at stake.

Reviewed by seronjaa-797-313124 5 / 10

Makes you sleep, literally

I thought it was just me, because I'm not much into gangsta movies, action and violence. But for a gangsta movie, this one was a lollipop version. Ben Affleck's character is incredibly boring in this movie. His voice and face doesn't change throughout the whole 2 endless hours. There's no real story, no real motives, you don't care for any of the characters and in the end you just hope everyone dies so the movie will finally be over. I usually have problems witch catching up in gangsta movies, because there are many characters, the movie pace is fast and so on. But even though I actually fell asleep a couple of times during this movie, I didn't really miss anything of the story and knew until the end everything that happened. Because nothing really happened! If you make such a slow movie, then at least invest some time in developing the characters, if not the story.

Reviewed by 1914 1 / 10

Michael Corleone ...the accountant

Very lavish sets. The Godfather mixed with Gone with the Wind in set design. Sadly Ben Affleck isn't worthy of the effort that went into the props,locations & vintage customs. What a waste,you could have remade Godfather 1,2 & 3 with the recycled props, costumes & extras . Affleck is bland ,boring & miscast...he's to much of himself.He can't switch out of his own wooden personality especially as he ages...that dimpled cuteness & boyish charm has finally faded.His character should be selling insurance in 1930's Miami instead of bootlegging Gin.

I know this review is harsh,but as a career consular he should stick with dry romantic comedies...from the late 1990's. Now if he was a fly fisherman next to a gangster hideout "River Runs Through the Speakeasy" his range of emotions could be better utilized.

His method acting is a perfect rendition of a Wall Street yuppie robbing your pension fund circa 2000-2008 ...not a 1930's Irish gangster. Affleck pretending to be tough guy getaway driver in Chicago...it's funny.Mr. Dimples also adds religion & race relations...the dujour of Hollywood for the past decade.

But it all falls flat. Snooze-fest flat on the couch flat. I napped & one hour latter I felt I hadn't missed anything except a change of costumes, Should have called the move ZZZzzz.

Affleck the stiff failed to make a classic..but he gainfully tries copying expensive scenes or moods taken straight outa "Once Upon a Time in America ,Miller's Crossing ,Road to Perdition"...at the cost of $65 million. I could have done the same for under $100 by copying YouTube clips of those classics.

Actually Affleck is a gangster...$65 million,not a bad days work.

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